The College of Veterinary Medicine of Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater, OK requires the applicant for admission to have completed at least 60 semester hours of college prerequisite courses, a 2.80 GPA (4.0 scale) and to take both the General Test and Biology Subject Test of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Documented volunteer or work experience in the veterinary field is desirable.
Prerequisite courses include:
AGRI 3543 Animal Nutrition (Human Nutrition not accepted)
BIOL 1225 General Zoology
BIOL 3342 Genetics
AGRI 3413 Animal Genetics
BIOL 3115 Introduction to Microbiology
BIOL/CHEM 4144 Biochemistry
BIOL Elective for science majors (3235 recommended)
CHEM 1115 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1215 General Chemistry II
CHEM 3115 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 4115 Organic Chemistry II
ENGL 1113 English Composition I
ENGL 1213 English Composition II
ENGL Elective (SPCH 1113 or ENGL 3513)
MATH 1513 College Algebra (and 1613 recommended)
PHYS 1114 General Physics I
PHYS 1214 General Physics II
Humanities/Social Sciences electives
Business elective (MGMT 3063 Principles of Management recommended)
Major/Minor in Biology and Chemistry are the most common undergraduate degree choices
Note: Completing a baccalaureate degree prior to entering the professional veterinary program increases eligibility for financial assistance programs.
Students interested in this professional program are urged to check with the OSU Veterinary College website for the latest updates.